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  1. The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani

    The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani: Architecture and Ornament [Hardback]

    Dora Piquet-Panayatova (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781899828913
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    This study deals with the churches of Oski and Iskhani, in the ancient Georgian province of Tao-Klardeti, now in eastern Turkey. Each church is examined separately, with a focus on the architecture and carved decoration. The architectural... .... Learn More
  2. Imagining the Divine

    Imagining the Divine: Art in Religions of Late Antiquity across Eurasia [Paperback]

    Jaś Elsner (Editor); Rachel Wood (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592340
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 234
    This groundbreaking volume brings together scholars of the art and archaeology of late antiquity (c. 200−1000), across cultures and regions reaching from India to Iberia, to discuss how objects can inform our understanding of religions. During thi... .... Learn More
  3. A Globalised Visual Culture?

    A Globalised Visual Culture?: Towards a Geography of Late Antique Art [Hardback]

    Fabio Guidetti (Editor); Katharina Meinecke (Editor)

    £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254464
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Late Antique artefacts, and the images they carry, attest to a highly connected visual culture from ca. 300 to 800 C.E. On the one hand, the same decorative motifs and iconographies are found across various genres of visual and material culture, i... .... Learn More
  4. Studies on Early Byzantine Gold Coinage

    Studies on Early Byzantine Gold Coinage [Hardback]

    Wolfgang Hahn (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780897222259
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
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  5. Nectar and Illusion

    Nectar and Illusion: Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature [Paperback]

    Henry Maguire (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.49

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    ISBN: 9780190497101
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Nature and Illusion is the first extended treatment of the portrayal of nature in Byzantine art and literature. In this richly illustrated study, Henry Maguire shows how the Byzantines embraced terrestrial creation in the decoration of their churc... .... Learn More
  6. Art of Empire

    Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple [Hardback]

    Michael Jones (Editor); Susanna McFadden (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9780300169126
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Luxor Temple of Amun-Re, built to commemorate the divine power of the pharaohs, is one of the iconic monuments of New Kingdom Egypt. In the 4th century C.E., the Roman Imperial government, capitalizing on the site's earlier significance, conve... .... Learn More
  7. Age of Transition

    Age of Transition [Hardback]

    Helen C. Evans (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.95

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    ISBN: 9780300211115
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This volume explores cultural interaction between Christian and Jewish communities and the world of Islam. The eleven essays address such topics as the transmission of Christian imagery in the Mediterranean, icons preserved in the Holy Monastery o... .... Learn More
  8. Byzantine Images and their Afterlives

    Byzantine Images and their Afterlives [Hardback]

    Lynn Jones (Editor)

    Regular Price: £88.99

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    ISBN: 9781409442912
    Published by : Ashgate
    The twelve papers written for this volume reflect the wide scope of Annemarie Weyl Carr's interests and the equally wide impact of her work. The concepts linking the essays include the examination of form and meaning, the relationship between orig... .... Learn More
  9. Using Images in Late Antiquity

    Using Images in Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Stine Birk (Editor); Troels Myrup Kristensen (Editor); Birte Poulsen (Editor)

    £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781782972617
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Fifteen papers focus on the active and dynamic uses of images during the first millennium AD. They bring together an international group of scholars who situate the period’s visual practices within their political, religious, and ... .... Learn More
  10. Making and Breaking the Gods

    Making and Breaking the Gods: Christian Responses to Pagan Sculpture in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Troels Myrup Kristensen (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788771240894
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Drawing on both textual and archaeological sources, this book discusses how Christians in Late Antiquity negotiated the sculptural environment of cities and sanctuaries in a variety of ways, ranging from creative transformations to iconoclastic pe... .... Learn More

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